Boards & Committees

The City Clerk's office is accepting applications to serve on a City Board/Committee.  Residents are encouraged to fill out an application online or in person at the City Clerk's office located at City Hall during normal business hours. 

City Councilors may appoint from anywhere in the City as long as there is no more than a certain amount of representation from any one district.  Not sure which district you live in?  Open the street directory and look up your address to see.   Contact the City Clerk if you would like more information.

Current vacancies that need to be filled

 

Board of Assessment Review- Seven residents serve for three year terms, review disputed property tax assessments for possible abatement as granted to the board by statue.  All members of such board shall be selected upon the basis of their knowledge of the subject of taxation and property values and shall at the time of their appointment have been residents of the city for at least 3 years immediately preceding and shall continue as residents during their terms of office. If a member of such board shall cease to be a resident his office shall thereby become vacant.   Quasi-Judicial Board.

 Mayor Smith - Must be a resident of District 2 and be a resident of the City for at least 3 years
 Councilor Beecher - Can be any City resident who has been a resident for at least 3 years
 Councilor  Fox - Must be a resident of District 5 and be a resident of the City for at least 3 years
 
Conservation Commission- Fourteen residents serve a three year term to act as a research, advisory and advocacy group on environmental issues relating to the city. Some activities include: keeping an index of all open areas within the city and recommending programs for the better protection, development or use of those areas; prepare and distribute books, maps, charts, pamphlets, etc. that is pertinent; promotion of its open space and park plans. The Conservation Commission usually meets the first Monday of each month in the lower level conference room at City Hall at 6:30 P.M. To learn more about what the Commission is working on you can peruse through their minutes.                                                                                                                     
 
   Mayor Smith - Can be any City resident
   Mayor Smith - Can be any City resident
   Councilor Rose - Can be any City resident
   Councilor Morgan - Can be any City resident
   Councilor Fox - Can be any City resident
   Councilor Henderson - Can be any City resident
   Councilor Morgan - Can be any City resident
 
Energy & Recycling Committee
 

    Mayor Smith - Can be any City resident